Day 1: Arrive in Auckland City, transfer to your accommodation then spend the rest of the day at your leisure.
Personal meet and greet, and private transfer to your accommodation. You will receive you tour documentation pack and support. The pack contains everything you need for the duration of your stay. It will include a comprehensive, printed and bound version of your itinerary as well as clear driving instructions and maps for each leg of your journey. It also contains all the reservation details for your accommodation and activities – along with relevant brochures and information.
While in New Zealand we offer 24 hour support – details on how to contact us at any time will be well documented.
Accommodation – CityLife Auckland
Day 2: Collect your rental car then explore Auckland and its surrounding suburbs. (This tour can be priced with any of the rental cars available in our fantastic range, from economy hatchbacks to prestige saloons and SUV’s.) Accommodation – CityLife Auckland
Day 3: Auckland to Matamata – take a tour of Hobbiton before continuing on to Waitomo. Accommodation – Abseil Breakfast Inn
Day 4: Waitomo to Whakapapa Village
Travel south into the heart of the Central Volcanic Plateau, Tongariro National Park. Take part on the Hairy Feet Scenic Film Location Tour. Accommodation – Skotel Alpine Resort
Day 5: Today drive from Tongariro to Wellington before spending the afternoon visiting the Weta Cave. Accommodation – CityLife Wellington
Day 6: This morning explore Wellington’s Lord of the Rings locations on the Middle Earth Film Locations Half Day Tour – then take the afternoon to enjoy the city sights. Accommodation – CityLife Wellington
Day 7: Take the Interislander Ferry to Picton, then kayak the Pelorus River where the Hobbit Barrel Run scene was shot. Accommodation – Harbour View Motel.
Day 8: Drive from Picton to Christchurch today. Accommodation – Terra Vive Luxury Suites and Apartments.
Day 9: Explore the Canterbury High Country on a full day Lord of the Rings Edoras tour. Accommodation – Terra Vive Luxury Suites and Apartments
Day 10: Enjoy a scenic drive through Canterbury and the MacKenzie Country to Mt. Cook/ Aoraki National Park. Accommodation – Mt Cook Lodge & Motels
Day 11: Journey to ‘adventure capital’ Queenstown, perhaps take a scenic flight to Middle-earth filming locations. Accommodation – Garden Court Suites and Apartments
Day 12: This morning enjoy a Nomad ‘Safari of the Scenes’ four wheel drive tour, then the afternoon is yours to explore at leisure. Accommodation – Garden Court Suites and Apartments
Day 13: Take a day tour to Paradise, located Mt Aspiring National Park. Accommodation – Garden Court Suites and Apartments
Day 14: Depart Queenstown today. Your final morning in Queenstown before driving to the airport and catching your next flight